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Jan 16, 2020 | Guidelines for Gift-Giving in 2020
"At the end of the year I always receive questions from many of my clients regarding how they can reward employees and contractors for their hard work. Depending on the type of worker to which they are referring, the answer is different. Also, depend...
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Jan 13, 2020 | Department of Labor Revises Joint Employment Regulations
On January 12, 2020 the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule revising its regulations on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule provides guidance for determining joint employer status when an employee per...
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Jan 8, 2020 | What Makes an Undue Hardship in Religious Accommodation? Change May be on the Horizon
Employers subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and most state laws understand that they have an obligation to reasonably accommodate the religious beliefs of their employees, unless such accommodation constitutes an “undue hardship.”...
January 2020 | Understanding Contract Compensation (So You Don't Get Screwed!)
"There are many different ways in which physician and advanced providers are compensated for their professional services...." To read the full article, click HERE. 
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Jan 6, 2020 | After Knick, A Property Owner Can Remove an Eminent Domain Case to Federal Court, Right? Not so Fast!
On June 21, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Knick v. Twp. of Scott, Pennsylvania, 139 S.Ct. 2162 (2019), holding that a property owner can bring an action in federal court under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 to recover just compensation...
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Jan 6, 2020 | Social Equity Provisions in Illinois Cannabis Law
Beginning January 1, 2020, adults over the age of 21 in the state of Illinois can legally purchase cannabis from licensed dispensaries. This Illinois recreational cannabis program will have a significant social equity component, including giving a le...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Recommendations and Requirements for the Organizational Meeting of the Board of Education
All city, local and exempted village school district boards of education must conduct an “organizational meeting” during the first fifteen (15) days of January of each year in accordance with R.C. 3313.14. Once the date is established, following a ca...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Required Detail for Board Meeting Minutes
Two recent decisions from the Eleventh District Court of Appeals (Portage County), State ex rel. Ames v. Brimfield Township Board of Trustees, both decided in December 2019, serve as a reminder to public boards of education for not only compliance wi...
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Jan 2, 2020 | Legislative Priorities for 2020
The Roetzel legislative team has been busy working on three (3) policy issues, which are poised for reform in 2020.   Academic Distress Commission (ADC) Reform  The Roetzel legislative team has led the charge for recognizing verifiable academic i...
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Dec 27, 2019 | The SECURE Act Ends the Stretch IRA
On December 19, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act as part of the government’s spending bill.  Under current law, depending on whether a deceased account owner died before or after his or r...
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Dec 19, 2019 | Ohio’s Solution for Exorbitant Towing and Storing Fees: Ohio Revised Code 4513.70
Ohio Revised Code 4513.70 permits an insurance company to bring a civil action against a towing service or storage facility to recover a motor vehicle, dispute the amount billed for services, or both.1 The action must be filed within 30 days of recei...
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Dec 19, 2019 | Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Obamacare Rule
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) individual mandate is unconstitutional. On December 18, 2019, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down this key Obamacare provision and remanded the case to the district c...
Winter 2020 | Three Years into the Defend Trade Secrets Act, How Do Its Remedies Differ in Practice from the Uniform Act's Remedies?
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) is a federal statute that extends the Economic Espionage Act to allow civil lawsuits at the federal level ...  To link to the article, click HERE.
December 2019 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Healthcare Background Checks
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 5, Lesley Arca reviews best practices for using various background checks in the...
December 2019 | Come on Judge, you should just know the law!
Dec 5, 2019 | New Rule on 'Bad Actors' Means More Work for Practices
"Although many physician practices run a standard background check on new employees they hire, many do not look closely into vendors and contractors with whom they do business, and few run a check through the OIG exclusion database. Having someone wo...
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Dec 3, 2019 | Ohio Supreme Court Applies 21-Year Statute of Limitations in Oil and Gas Lease Dispute
In the closely-followed case of Browne v. Artex Oil Co., 2019-Ohio-4809, issued on November 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that Ohio’s 21-year statute of limitations applies to a landowner’s declaratory judgment claim that an oil and gas l...
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Nov 26, 2019 | The Star System: How Will Your School District Rate?
On November 22, 2019, Auditor Keith Faber announced that his office plans to rate local governments and state agencies based upon implementation and application of best practices for compliance with Ohio’s Sunshine and Open Meetings Laws. The annual...
November 2019 | "A Bird's Eye View: Drone Law from 50,000 Feet"
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Nov 18, 2019 | What Every Employer Needs to Know About CBD
The market for CBD products is booming. People are using CBD to treat various health conditions, such as chronic pain, inflammation, and anxiety disorders. The growing list of CBD-infused products includes lotions, oils, sprays, beverages, vapors, co...